A Field Guide to Demons, Fairies, Fallen Angels, and Other Subversive Spirits

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Arcade Publishing, 1998 - 282 pages
Demons are protean, they are enchanting, and they are as invisible as microbes. They may even be microbes. They are everywhere. They inhabit every grain of sand and molecule of water. They lurk at crossroads, crouch at the door, hide in trees, slip into beds, wait in caves, slide down chimneys, hover at weddings and childbirths, follow caravans, pretend to be friends, mates, or grandmothers -- even pretend to be you.Demons are powerful. Watching them is a thrilling and transformative pastime. This introduction to the vibrant global species will aid the beginner in approaching the field. Learn how to recognize many demon species, where to travel to find them, and what equipment and amulets are traditionally carried along to fend them off. Illustrated throughout, this guide is indispensable for both the novice and the experienced demon spotter.

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User Review  - michaeladams1979 - LibraryThing

Have had this for years. Primarily use it as reference material for quick synopses of supernatural entities, although I've read a lot of these entries are very over-simplified and sometimes ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amanda Kearns - Goodreads

While this book is an inaccurate depiction of many of the listed folk lore entities, it also provides you with a sense of entertainment reading about the different cultural studies. I would recommend ... Read full review

Contents

Pan Greece Windigo Canada
93
Azazel Judean Wilderness Iblis Arabian Desert
159
Croucher Babylonia Asmodeus Judaism
190
Gerasene Demon Ancient Palestine Jordan
231
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
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